SRH vs MI - 27 March 2024 - Sunrisers Hyderabad

SRH vs MI: Thrilling Encounter Ends in SRH Victory

The 8th match of the Indian Premier League between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians (SRH vs MI) took place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

The match was filled with excitement, record-breaking performances, and high-flying sixes. Fans were treated to an exhilarating display of power hitting.

Let check out SRH vs MI head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

Around 71 matches played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. 31 games have been won by teams defending (bat 1st). While 40 games have been won by teams chasing (bat 2nd).

21 games played between the SRH and MI at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 9 games while Mumbai Indians has won 12 games.

Toss Moment

SRH vs MI - 27 March 2024 - Hardik Pandya and Pat Cummins toss moment
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Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bowl first, hoping to restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad’s batting lineup.

“We are going to field first. Looks like a good wicket, we were solid in the first game. Didn’t plan properly, and that cost us the game. 13 games to go, so we need to keep doing the right things. We are positive and looking forward to the challenge. We have one change, Luke Wood misses out and Maphaka comes in.”

Hardik Pandya, Skipper

“Looks like a good wicket. Not too upset with anything. It’s a tough tournament, the crowd and conditions will help. We have a couple of changes. Travis Head comes in for Marco Jansen. T Natarajan has a niggle. We got a great squad, the players playing tonight got to give their everything.”

Pat Cummins, Skipper

First Innings

SRH’s Explosive Batting

SRH vs MI - 27 March 2024 - Travis Head's half century
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In the 1st innings, SRH’s batsmen unleashed a flurry of boundaries and sixes.

Heinrich Klaasen blazed his way to an unbeaten 80 off 34 balls*, including four fours and seven sixes. Abhishek Sharma played a scintillating knock, scoring 63 off 23 balls, with three fours and seven sixes.

Travis Head contributed with a rapid 62 off 24 balls, featuring nine fours and three sixes. Aiden Markram provided valuable support, remaining unbeaten on 42 off 28 balls*, hitting two fours and one six.

Mayank Agarwal chipped in with 11 runs off 13 balls, including one boundary.

MI’s Bowling Efforts

SRH vs MI - 27 March 2024 - Hardik Pandya's bowling
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MI’s bowlers tried to contain SRH’s explosive batting. Piyush Chawla claimed 1 wicket for 34 runs in 2 overs, dismissing Abhishek Sharma (caught by Naman Dhir).

Hardik Pandya took 1 wicket for 46 runs in 4 overs, removing Mayank Agarwal (caught by Tim David).

Gerald Coetzee contributed with 1 wicket for 57 runs in 4 overs, dismissing Travis Head (caught by Naman Dhir).

Second Innings

MI’s Chase Falls Short

SRH vs MI - 27 March 2024 - Tilak Varma's Half Century
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Chasing a daunting target of 278 runs, MI fought valiantly in the 2nd innings.

Tilak Varma played a brilliant knock, scoring 64 off 34 balls, including two fours and six sixes. Tim David contributed with an unbeaten 42 off 22 balls*, hitting two fours and three sixes.

Ishan Kishan smashed 34 runs off 13 balls, with two fours and four sixes. Naman Dhir played a cameo, scoring 30 off 14 balls, including two fours and two sixes.

SRH’s Bowling Heroics

SRH vs MI - 27 March 2024 - Sunrisers Hyderabad's bowling
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SRH’s bowlers defended their total. Pat Cummins led the attack, taking 2 wickets for 35 runs in 4 overs. He dismissed Rohit Sharma and Tilak Varma.

Jaydev Unadkat claimed 2 wickets for 47 runs in 4 overs, accounting for Naman Dhir and Hardik Pandya.

Shahbaz Ahmed contributed with 1 wicket for 39 runs in 3 overs, dismissing Ishan Kishan.

In a thrilling contest, SRH emerged victorious, winning by 31 runs.

Man of the Match

SRH vs MI - 27 March 2024 - Abhishek Sharma is the Man of the Match
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Abhishek Sharma is the Man of the Match for his explosive batting performance.

The SRH vs MI encounter showcased the best of T20 cricket, with power-hitting, outstanding bowling, and nail-biting moments.

Fans eagerly await the next clash in this exciting IPL season 2024.